Monthly Archives: March 2010

Day 11 Early Developer

First one to hatch, this chick is also feathering faster and outsizes the other chicks. I also caught her smoking. Originally: Day 11 Early Developer Advertisements

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Fish Tacos

Like many things, a cold beer goes great with these. INGREDIENTS 2 Talapia Fillets 1 Onion, sliced 1 Large jalapeno, seeded and sliced 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp basil pinch salt 1 Lime, juiced 1/2 c shredded … Continue reading

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Day 9 Sears Portrait

The mix of confusion, coerced patience, and slack jawed cute often seen in department store photo sessions. Originally: Day 9 Sears Portrait

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Day 8 In Profile

Pinfeathers already coming in. Originally: Day 8 In Profile

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Day 7

After one week, I’m pleased to report all have survived. Active and noisy, which are good signs. Feathers already beginning to develop. Soak up that cute, friends. It is fleeting. Originally: Day 7

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An Igor In the Hand

Another view of the crooked little chick. Originally: An Igor In the Hand    

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Hatching

Of the initial 18 eggs, 12 were found to be viable, 3 embryos expired before pipping, 2 worked hard to hatch, but didn’t quite make it with a final hatched chick count of 7. Variables in incubating are temperature and … Continue reading

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